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JW Marriott Chicago Now Offers In-Room Tasting Experiences

Nov 19, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

The JW Marriott Chicago has introduced a new way for guests to enjoy the food-forward city, with in-room dining experiences that bring gourmet snacks to the guestroom. Various selections of seasonal ingredients are available. Past selections by Executive Chef Michael Reich have included Pan-seared Day Boat Scallops with tomato fennel broth, Slow Braised Niman Ranch Beef Short Rib with parsnip purée and fresh walnuts with arugula salad. The sweeter side features included a Fresh Meyer Lemon Curd with blueberry conserva, Bourbon Vanilla Panna Cotta, Dark Chocolate and Orange Biscotti and luscious French Macaroons. Wine and beer pairings are also options on the extensive snack menu. “We know that our guests appreciate good food and good wine,” says Director of Restaurants Olivier Lau. “We wa... Read More

Prove Your Expert Wine Tasting Skills During The U.S.'s Longest Running Contest

Sep 28, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza  |  1 Comment

Calling all die-hard wine aficionados. For wine lovers everywhere, the US’s longest running tasting contest in the U.S. is coming to Chicago’s Geja’s Café, romantic restaurant known for its fondue dining. Amateurs and professionals alike will gather around eight unmarked carafe... Read More

Qatar Airways Announces New Chicago Route

Aug 20, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team  |  2 Comments

As a major hub for business and leisure travelers, Chicago is a city that will greatly benefit from the announcement from Qatar Airways that the city will be included in its USA route expansion. The carrier already operates out of Chicago twice... Read More

Luxury Shopping Festival Along The Magnificent Mile Returns This August

Aug 16, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

The Magnificent Mile is the destination of one of the nation’s premiere luxury shopping festivals that is returning to Chicago between August 24 and September 6, 2012. Sponsored by MasterCard, the event occurs along a 13 mile block stretch that runs from Chicago’s

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Find Modern Luxury in a Downtown Chicago Hotel

Aug 16, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Centrally located on the corners of Rush and Ontario, the James Chicagois among one of the trendiest luxury hotels in downtown Chicago. The 297-room boutique hotel is located just steps away from some of Chicago’s most famous landmarks, including Michigan Avenue shopping district...... Read More

Elevated Cuisine at Chicago's EL Ideas

Jul 18, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

Located in downtown Chicago off of a hidden back alley street, EL Ideas is an innovative restaurant with only 16 seats. The intimate setting lends the feeling of dining at a dinner party, rather than a restaurant, and features playful, contemporary cuisine.... Read More

Chicago's Fabulous Annual Side Walk Sale!

Jul 10, 2012  |   Contributor: Lynn

If you’re looking to add to or maybe even revamp your entire wardrobe for next year the perfect place for you to travel to would be Chicago. ... Read More

Piccolo Sogno | "Little Dream" Promises Authentic Italian Cuisine

Jul 5, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Tony Priolo and Ciro Longobardo always had the shared dream of opening their very own luxury restaurant in Chicago and in 2008, they made it happen. With an all-Italian wine list and a menu full of fresh, seasonal Italian cuisine, Piccola Sogno (fittingly meaning "little dream" in Italian) strives to bring guests an authentic Italian dining experience. One of the things that sets them apart from other restaurants is their sourcing of specialty items like Heirloom vegetables from local organic farmers, fish from the Mediterranean, Italian "00" pizza flour, mozzarella straight from Naples, and San Marzano tomatoes.... Read More

The James Chicago Welcomes Travelers With Sophisticated Style

Jul 5, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Whether you're in the Windy City for business or pleasure, The James Chicago is the perfect place for the modern traveler to stay. The hotel provides first class service and amenities, right in the heart of the city.... Read More

The City Tavern Delivers 18th Century Charm

Jun 29, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

The City Tavern in Chicago pays homage to the 18th century tavern where artists would spend hours talking and planning their next piece, whether it be poetry or sculpture. People would meet, not just to eat, but to experience the atmosphere and enjoy the company of good friends. City Tavern strives to recreate this age-old experience of a warm and friendly atmosphere, while still providing a fresh, modern approach to luxury cuisine.... Read More

Chicago Blues Festival | Since 1984

Jun 17, 2012  |   Contributor: Caitlin

Chicagois known for many things and music is one of them. Every year thousands of people gather for the Chicago Blues Festival located at Grant Park. This is a three day festival starting around the second weekend of June. ... Read More

The Office Inside the Aviary

Jun 12, 2012  |   Contributor: Michael Pearse

Inside The Aviary in Chicago there is a cellar of sorts that is referred to as “The Office.” This location, while difficult to get admission to, is highly worth asking the staff at The Aviary to be granted access. This lounge is lit dimly and darker liquors and cocktails are prevalent to solidify the atmosphere so delicately crafted in The Office.... Read More

Auditorium Theatre - Chicago

Jun 14, 2012  |   Contributor: Michael Pearse

The Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University is beautiful venue with amazing acoustics that enrich every performance that occurs there. Opened in 1889, Chicago’s Auditorium Theatre has been host to a wide variety of plays, operas...... Read More

Lyric Opera of Chicago

Jun 9, 2012  |   Contributor: Michael Pearse

The Lyric Opera of Chicago is composed of a world-class cast and crew that consistently put on shows that entertain and amaze. The company’s permanent home is in the beautiful Civic Opera House utilizing the Ardis Krainik Theatre. Their 2... Read More

Les Nomades

Jun 8, 2012  |   Contributor: Michael Pearse

Labeling itself as “a fresh expression of French cuisine,” Les Nomades truly is one of the best French restaurants in all of Chicago, if not hands down one of the best restaurants in the area overall. With spectacular dining rooms,... Read More

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